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Remote access via the RD Gateway

Posted by Alexandra Shearer on Apr 27, 2020 11:54:00 AM

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people around the world and many businesses are considering every contingency plan to avoid serious disruption of their operations. What is your emergency plan if members of your staff need to self-quarantine? Will they be able to continue to work? Is their workplace enabled for remote working so business critical functions can still be covered?

Remote working is growing steadily in popularity, but many organisations are still in the early stages of adaptation. We expect a surge in remote working in the upcoming months and an increased need for IT Support to set-up a mobile workforce as the Coronavirus will impact business operations.

In an ideal situation, companies would invest in full-blown strategies to enable remote working. However, the current unprecedented and evolving events are calling for a quick, easy to use solution for the time being. 

Our solution: Remote access via the RD Gateway (Windows Server)

By using remote access, you will benefit from:

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Topics: Remote Access, Work from home, Duo, brisbane IT Support, RD Gateway, Remote support, Multi factor authentication

Staying Cyber Resilient During a Pandemic

Posted by The BES Team on Apr 16, 2020 4:03:40 PM

Cybercriminals have been busy taking advantage of the chaos which the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. With Phishing and Ransomware attacks on the rise, it is important to stay cyber resilient. Many of us who are capable of working remotely are doing so more than ever before. With remote work being a first for many staff and businesses, this is the prime situation for cybercriminals to catch you and your staff off guard.

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Topics: Cleaning, Duty of care, Coronavirus

Cleaning Guidelines for devices

Posted by The BES Sales Team on Mar 19, 2020 10:56:25 AM

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people around the world. Many organisations around the world are impacted by it and are taking steps to ensure the health and safety of their staff.
One easy step every business can take today to maintain a healthy working environment is a thorough clean of your company devices.

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Topics: Cleaning, Duty of care, Coronavirus

Why Even Small Businesses Need a Firewall

Posted by Tracey Horton on Jan 30, 2020 10:53:12 AM

Even the smallest business has information or data stored on its computer systems that is essential to its daily operations. Customer files, financial records, employee information, intellectual property – all are vulnerable to theft, alteration or deliberate destruction by outside attackers over digital networks and must be protected.

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Topics: Cyber Crime, Cyber security, IT Security, Firewalls

Introduction to D-Link for Business

Posted by Dylan Mapp on May 29, 2019 1:39:34 PM

BES IT Systems and D-Link Australia have enjoyed a long and prosperous relationship.  We have been working with D-Link for a good 20 years, originally in the retail shop, but very quickly expanding into commercial and educational environments. 

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Topics: networking, IP Surveillance, Wireless Network Design, D-Link

Product Review: Apple Pencil vs Logitech Crayon

Posted by Alexandra Shearer on May 8, 2019 11:48:44 AM

A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to have received a box of presents from our friends over at Logitech. We are still unpacking this box of goodies and trying out our new toys.  

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Topics: Apple, logitech, brisbane IT experts, iPad Accessories, Product Review

Office Ergonomics and the Logitech MX Vertical Mouse

Posted by Amanda Mapp on Apr 30, 2019 1:46:04 PM

Many of us who have worked in desk jobs for more than a few years will have experienced some discomfort caused by poor posture and ergonomic misadventures at our desks.

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Topics: ergonomics, computer mouse, logitech, MX Vertical mouse, brisbane IT experts

What is a Managed Service Provider?

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Apr 10, 2019 2:36:40 PM

The IT industry is full of jargon, and since “Cloud” we see the term MSP everywhere.  What is an MSP?  An MSP is known in our industry as a Managed Services Provider. 

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Topics: how to protect my company from ransomware, reasonable steps to avoid data breaches, MSP, what is an MSP, brisbane IT Support

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Apr 2, 2019 11:30:49 AM

Over the years we have seen backups transform in both the way they are executed and the way they are relied upon in a business. What should you be using these days? 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, storagecraft, cybersecurity, Security Awareness Training

WSAT or SAT - Security Awareness Training

Posted by Dylan Mapp on Mar 26, 2019 12:06:39 PM

 

WSAT or SAT; more jargon from the IT industry. Just what everyone needs. However, this time the jargon is just what we need.

Not just the IT industry, but every business in Australia should become aware of this latest acronym. SAT or Security Awareness Training should not be ignored (PS: in our business the "W" is for Webroot, our preferred end point protection product, or Antivirus in the old language). 

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Topics: Data Safety, Security Monitoring, Ransomware Influx, Security Awareness Training, Cyber security, IT Security

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